I3 UPDATE / Entovation International News

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No. 47 January 2001
 

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Welcome to the first 2001 edition of I3 UPDATE / ENTOVATION International News. With the set-backs in the world of e-commerce and dot.coms, the main feature article considers what the future holds for online knowledge markets. Debra Amidon contributes two wide ranging articles about developments in intellectual capital, first in company reporting, then for the intellectual capital of a nation.

MAIN FEATURE
Knowledge Markets: Do They Have a Future?
With the many uncertainties for B2B exchanges, David Skyrme reviews the prospects for a specialist form of exchanges - online knowledge markets. He concludes that knowledge markets are here to stay, but that participants must choose their strategy carefully. The article is followed by an announcement of a multi-client study of these markets.
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SPECIAL FEATURE
Where Intangibles Meet Innovation
During the last year or so, there have been a growing number of studies on measuring and valuing intellectual capital. Debra Amidon reviews the field and suggests some publications and conferences where you can find out more.
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SPECIAL FEATURE
The Intellectual Capital of Nations
The same techniques that are used in measuring a company's intellectual capital can also be applied to a nation. This article summarizes several such initiatives in Sweden, Holland, Denmark, Israel.
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READERS' REPLIES

Readers give their views on earlier articles:

The Innovation Gap - Ross Ambrecht Replies
Professionalization Revisited - Jerry Ash Replies


KNOWLEDGE DIGEST

A round-up of of recent developments.

Goodbye NUA Knowledge News. Hello Net Style.

APQC Guidebook on Successful Knowledge Management

The Power of One - an article on personal knowledge management

You've Got Expertise - an article on mining emails for knowledge.

Earlier Digests


EVENTS

A selection of some of the best forthcoming events


THOUGHT FOR THE MONTH

What is the value of a thought based on a lifetime of experience? (Karl Erik Sveiby)



 

RECENT HIGHLIGHTS

Knowledge Management: Has It Peaked?

Knowledge Sun Rising in Japan

Ignorance Adds Excitement?

Most Admired Knowledge Leaders 2000

ENTOVATION and Global Learn Day IV

Portals: Panacea or Pig?

Knowledge Associations: Networks or Not works?

Market Creation in the Dotcom Economy

Dot com winners and losers

Innovation in intangible measures



ALL-TIME FAVOURITES

Customers: a new twist on knowledge management

Virtual teaming and virtual organizations: 25 principles of proven practice

Measurement myopia; those who measure and those who act

Portal power: gateways or trapdoors?

Creativity is not innovation

Virtual trust

China: accepting the knowledge challenge

Innovation action for Europe